PG & DC unions talk about Eugene Jones.Read More »
Tag Archives: IAFF Local 1619
Expected showdown this morning did not occur.Read More »
PGFD career firefighter claims gear was tampered with at Riverdale firehouse. Union president cites hostile work environment behind transfer of firefighters.
Latest from career-volunteer battle in Prince George's County, Maryland.Read More »
Maryland county executives pulling back a bit from volunteer fire commission changes. Updates from Prince George's County & Montgomery County.
Latest PG proposal has commission keeping control of the money. In Montgomery the county executive is not that passionate about a change.Read More »
The Washington Post looks at fire commission battles in two Maryland counties. The latest from Montgomery & Prince George's.
In Montgomery the issue is the commission's veto power and in Prince George's County bills call for changes in the make-up and authority of the commission.Read More »
Press release: Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker submits legislation to 'reform' volunteer run fire commission.
Legislation would change authority of commission and add citizens and career firefighters.Read More »
Fire and EMS news for Wednesday, the primary edition.Read More »
Holiday staffing is again an issue in Prince George's County. Career staff paid to stay home. Union calls it 'extremely dangerous for the citizens'. Chief says they are providing 'quality service' while contolling expenses.
PGFD chief and union president again disagree on how safe citizens are during holiday staffing cutbacks.Read More »
Firing of top PGFD official brings scathing message from union president to his members. Local 1619's Pantelis says 'we now find it difficult to work in good faith' with the department leadership.
Union president tells his members that they will longer give the administration of Chief Eugene Jones the "benefit of the doubt".Read More »
Tuesday's Quick Takes includes: Documents denied in case of Florida chief who still is employed in DC; PGFD responds to staffing complaint; VFD president has complaints about STATter911.com coverage; Enter our contest and win; Early video in fire that took out part of North Bend, Nebraska business district; Arrests in Woonsocket arsons; Video from Baltimore County house fire.Read More »